Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant

 

RELÆ TEAM: DAVID GUNAWAN WELCOMES JONATHAN TAM OF COPENHAGEN’S RELÆ FOR GUEST CHEF DINNER AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE, JULY 19

 

Renowned locavore chef, David Gunawan, will write the latest chapter in his ongoing series of collaborative guest chef dinners at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he shares the stage with Jonathan Tam of Michelin-starred Copenhagen restaurant Relæ on Wednesday, July 19.

Featuring two seatings at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., a limited number of tickets to the multi-course dinner — which also includes an amuse-bouche and dessert as well as wine pairings handpicked by Wine Director Kieran Fearing — are available for $150 per guest including tax and gratuity.

Canadian-born Tam hopped the pond in 2007 to take on the role of Chef de Partie at renowned Copenhagen eatery Noma before opening Michelin-starred restaurant Relæ under Chef-Owner Christian Puglisi in 2010. After six years as Creative Sous Chef and Head of R&D, Tam graduated to the role of Head Chef at Relæ, which won the Sustainable Restaurant Award in 2015 and 2016 and was ranked No. 39 on the 2017 List of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

Gunawan and Tam will take a collaborative approach during this unique culinary event. Rather than determining a menu ahead of time, the chefs will cook spontaneously in an effort to take advantage of the freshest and most readily available ingredients, each choosing three ingredients to spotlight throughout the multi-course dinner:

Cucumber
Oyster
Celtuce
Dungeness Crab
Lamb
Green Strawberry

 

TICKETS

Tickets to the dinner are $150 per person, all inclusive of a multi-course menu with wine pairings, tax and gratuity and may be purchased at www.farmersapprentice.ca/events.

Further details on upcoming events planned for the Guest Chef Series at Farmer’s Apprentice will be announced soon. For more details on Farmer’s Apprentice, go to www.farmersapprentice.ca. To make a reservation for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch, call 604-620-2070 or book online.


ABOUT FARMER’S APPRENTICE | The birthplace of innovative, artisanal and sustainable cuisine in Vancouver, Farmer’s Apprentice features ever-changing menus comprised of ingredients delivered fresh daily from local farms, pastures and providers and served in a casual, intellectually stimulating environment that encourages interactions between the chefs and guests. Launched in 2013 by acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan, Farmer’s Apprentice was ranked No. 2 on enRoute Magazine’s annual list of Canada’s Best New Restaurants in 2014, and also swept the podium that year with nods for Best New Restaurant, Best Casual Restaurant and Restaurant of the Year at the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.

1535 W 6th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.  V6J 1R1 | Lunch Tues – Fri 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Dinner Mon – Sun 5:30 to 10 p.m. | Weekend Brunch Sat – Sun 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | (604) 620-2070 | [email protected] | www.farmersapprentice.ca

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